Green Building Tour - LEED Platinum Urban Community Development, December 7, East Boston, MA

  • 7 December 2018
  • Start time : 12:30 PM
  • End time : 05:00 PM
  • Event Host : NESEA
  • Event Location : East Boston, Boston, MA, United States
LEED Platinum Urban Community Development
Event Description

Join NESEA for the final Pro Tour of 2018, the first stage of a planned 373-unit project in East Boston, designed for LEED Platinum certification.

This event will be hosted by ICON Architecture and will showcase a large-scale new construction project: a mix of residential and community buildings ranging in height from two-to-five stories in a combination of townhouses and midrises.  In addition to learning about the design and construction strategies, attendees of this tour will learn about the history of the site and the creation new open spaces and improve pedestrian and bicycle connections across the site.

This new, LEED Platinum-certified project in Orient Heights will eventually include 42 units of affordable housing, a new community center and management office, a new public park, and significant connectivity improvements and enhancements that will improve circulation, safety, and access for vehicles, pedestrians, and cyclists.

Site Details

  • Units: Phase 1 includes 120 units of a planned 373 unit project
  • Square Footage: 105,000
  • Type of construction: New - still under construction
  • Project includes community center, management office, & public park
  • Units are being built with a tight thermal envelope, triple glazed windows, heat recovery systems, & VRF systems

CEUs: 3.0 AIA LU/HSW pending; certificates of attendance provided to all attendees

  • Host Company/Organization Name
    • NESEA
  • Agenda
    • Schedule:

      12:30 PM Doors open, registration, networking and coffee
      1:00 PM Welcome by NESEA
      1:10 PM Overview of the project by the host
      2:00 PM Tour of project begins; attendees rotate through content-specific stations
      3:45 PM Group Reconvenes back at initial meeting point
      4:00 PM Reception with light refreshments
      4:15 PM Q&A Panel with members of project team
      5:00 PM Event Concludes
  • Event type
    • Green Building Tour

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